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Examples of innovations that show successfully implemented experiments within health organizations and suggestions for how to get started at your organization.

Diagram Illustrating the COPD Care Pathway at Allegheny General Hospital

Care Redesign

End-to-End Care for COPD Patients that Improves Outcomes and Lowers Costs

Allegheny General Hospital created a comprehensive solution for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) that led to improved clinical outcomes, reduced hospital admissions and readmissions, and a resultant decrease in the total cost of care.

End of Life EOL Palliative Care in the ED for Patients with Advanced Cancer - Process Map - MD Anderson Cancer Center

Care Redesign

Patient-Centered Care at the End of Life in the ED

How MD Anderson Cancer Center is improving end-of-life care in an unlikely place: the emergency department.

Home-Based Cardiac Rehab - An Overview from Kaiser Permanente Southern California

Care Redesign

Saving Lives with Virtual Cardiac Rehabilitation

Collaboration and innovation can improve the performance of cardiac rehabilitation.

Murali01_pullquote Home Recovery Care patient satisfaction

Care Redesign

No Place Like Home: Bringing Inpatient Care to the Patient

Providing home-based acute care improves patient satisfaction and care quality while reducing costs.

Screenshot from the NewYork Quality Care Chronic Condition Dashboard

Leadership

Success in a Hospital-Integrated Accountable Care Organization

How NewYork Quality Care achieved shared savings — by strengthening collaboration, enhancing care management with telehealth, and transparently sharing performance data.

Epic OB Hemorrhage PPH Risk Assessment Tool and Alerts at PSJH - Preventing Maternal Death

Care Redesign

Improving Maternal Safety Through an EMR Risk Assessment

After a mother died of postpartum hemorrhage, Providence St. Joseph Health made organization-wide changes to prevent future maternal deaths and injuries.

The Assessment of Care Tool - Consisting of Six Visual Analog Scales Corresponding with the IOM Six Dimensions of Perfect Care

Care Redesign

Real-Time Pursuit of Outcomes That Matter to Patients

A simple and affordable tool to use at the point of care to drive value creation within clinical microsystems.

Mission Hospital Virtual Sitter - Drawing of the Virtual Bed Zone and Rails

Patient Engagement

Reducing Inpatient Falls and Injury Rates by Integrating New Technology with Workflow Redesign

How Mission Hospital scaled a virtual sitter pilot and reduced unassisted falls by 44% and fall-related injuries by 40%.

Heart Safe Motherhood and Way to Health Two-Way Texting for Blood Pressure Monitoring for Postpartum Women with Preeclampsia

Care Redesign

Heart Safe Motherhood: Applying Innovation Methodology for Improved Maternal Outcomes

At the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, a text message–based blood pressure surveillance program for postpartum women with preeclampsia improved blood pressure management, reduced readmissions, and increased patient and provider satisfaction.

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis IPF Multidisciplinary Collaborative Care Model

Care Redesign

From Consulting to Caring: Care Redesign in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

A multidisciplinary collaborative model to address the palliative care needs of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis resulted in improved end-of-life care and decreased hospital deaths.

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